Funkia

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Funkia funk′i-a a genus of Liliaceæ allied to the day lilies, native to China.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From the German botanist, H. C. Funck, 1771-1839.

Usage

In literature:

Funkia albo-marginata, 102; F. Sieboldii, 103.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Funkias are excellent for borders, or as a formal edging to long walks or drives.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
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